Affordable Housing In Rocky Ridge
Juab County, Utah

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rocky Ridge, Utah

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Rocky Ridge, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Rocky Ridge, Utah

Rocky Ridge features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Rocky Ridge, Utah

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rocky Ridge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rocky Ridge, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rocky Ridge landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Rocky Ridge.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rocky Ridge, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $833 and $1,019.

2020 Rocky Ridge, Utah Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $723 $814 $926 $1,336 $1,626
Payment Standard Range $651 to $795 $733 to $895 $833 to $1,019 $1,202 to $1,470 $1,463 to $1,789

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rocky Ridge, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.58%
Average Renter Household Size 6.60
Average Household Size 7.17
Median Household Income $53,036 ±$21,657
Median Rent $569 ±$258
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 12.07% ± 29.69pp
Total Population 1,168

Population and Household Demographics

Rocky Ridge is a City in Juab County, Utah with a population of 1,168. There are 163 households in the city with an average household size of 7.17 persons. 35.58% of households in Rocky Ridge are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rocky Ridge

The median gross income for households in Rocky Ridge is $53,036 a year, or $4,420 a month. The median rent for the city is $569 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rocky Ridge, a household making less than $1,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 12.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Rocky Ridge.1

Area Median Income In Rocky Ridge

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Rocky Ridge, the AMI is calculated from all households within Juab County.

In Rocky Ridge, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Rocky Ridge

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for Rocky Ridge HUD Rental Assistance in Rocky Ridge

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,750 $19,150 $21,550 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% of Median $44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100